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Each month, the agency sends lists of the eligible attorneys on each panel to the courthouses so clerks can base assignments for indigent defendants on them.

In the late 19th century, dying at a hospital was reserved for indigents, the people who had nothing and no one.

No one in the county’s indigent health care program was looking to revamp the system or to invest in telehealth at the time, he said.

He said his company’s services, which included remote patient monitoring, could ultimately reduce the county’s indigent care costs.

Hays County has a contract with the hospital to provide the county’s indigent care.

The lawyers of ArchCity Defenders specialize in representing the indigent and the homeless.

In addition, many Texans believed that the role of helping the indigent belonged to the church.

She emphasizes that the indigent detainees who will benefit from this program are not all undocumented.

For instance, minority doctors are more likely to go on to work among indigent or underserved populations after medical school.

Herrera is seeking to have the city reimbursed for its care of indigent patients it claims were dumped there by Nevada.

We make fast the doors of our lighted houses against the indigent and the hungry.

The indigent Jakut exchanges his most valuable furs and skins for a few ounces of the "Circassian weed."

And to make good infantry, it requireth men bred, not in a servile or indigent fashion, but in some free and plentiful manner.

John Porteous was born of indigent parents near the city of Edinburgh; and he served his time as an apprentice to a tailor.

Rail not at a guest, nor from thy gate thrust him; treat well the indigent; they will speak well of thee.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indigent, such as: destitute, impoverished, needy, penniless, poverty-stricken, and beggared.

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